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Kenneth Hunt

Oxford University AFC, Leyton FC, Crystal Palace FC

2 caps, 0 goals

P 2 W 1 D 1 L 0 F 4: A 1
75% successful

1907-13

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
180

Profile

Full name Reverend Kenneth Reginald Gunnery Hunt
Born 24 February 1884 in Oxford, Oxfordshire [registered in Headington, June 1884].

Census Notes

According to the 1891 census, Kenneth R. is the second of four children, only son, to Robert G. and Elizabeth S. His father is a clerk in the Holy Orders. They have three servants and a governess. They live at Elm House in Kingsbury Road, in Aston.

According to the 1901 census, Kenneth is one of the three children still at home at St Mark's Vicarage, on St Mark's Road in Wolverhampton. No occupation is stated, and their parents are not on this census.

According to the 1911 census, Kenneth is an assistant schoolmaster along with his sister Ruth, and they both live at 19 Bisham Gardens in Highgate.
The Reverend Hunt did appear in the GWR Shareholders list when he was executor of the will of Frederic Arthur Scott, who had died on 6 March 1925. On the date of the statement, 22 April 1925, Hunt's address was at Grindal House, Highgate in Middlesex.

Married twice, firstly to Charlotte M. Shuker [registered in Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, June 1913], then to Joan Whittaker [registered in Blackpool, Lancashire, September 1948].
Died 28 April 1949, aged 65 years x days [registered in Hailsham, Sussex, June 1949].
Height/Weight 6' 0", 12st. 10lbs [1910].

Source

Douglas Lammings' An English Football Internationalist Who's Who [1990] & FindMyPast.com

Biographies x
 

x. - A Football Compendium, Peter J. Seddon (1999).

Club Career

Club(s) On 3 February 1913, the transfer of Hunt from Wolves to Crystal Palace FC was granted by the Football League Committee, but as the previous transfer to Wolves was a temporary one, and contrary to rule, the club was fined five guineas.
Club honours x
Individual honours x
Distinctions x

Source

Douglas Lammings' An English Football Internationalist Who's Who [1990].

England Career

Player number One of two who became 356th players (356) to appear for England.
Position(s) Left-half
First match No. 109, 13 March 1911, England 3 Wales 0, a British Championship match at The Den, Cold Blow Lane, New Cross, London, aged 27 years 17 days.
Last match No. 110, 1 April 1911, England 1 Scotland 1, a British Championship match at Goodison Park, Walton, Liverpool, aged 27 years 36 days.
Major tournaments British Championships 1910-11;
Team honours British Championships winners 1910-11;
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Beyond England

x. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.x.

 

Kenneth Hunt - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
6 2 2 180 0 0 min 0 none none
Due to the fact that many matches rarely stuck to exactly ninety minutes long, allowing time for injuries, errors and substitutions.  The minutes here given can only ever be a guideline and cannot therefore be accurate, only an approximation.

 

Kenneth Hunt - Match Record - All Matches - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home - British Championship 2 1 1 0 4 1 +3 0 1 2.00 0.50 75.0 +1
All 2 1 1 0 4 1 +3 0 1 2.00 0.50 75.0 +1

 

Kenneth Hunt - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championship Tournaments
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1910-11 2 1 1 0 4 1 +3 0 1 2.00 0.50 75.0 +1
BC All 2 1 1 0 4 1 +3 0 1 2.00 0.50 75.0 +1
All Tournaments
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 2 1 1 0 4 1 +3 0 1 2.00 0.50 75.0 +1
All 2 1 1 0 4 1 +3 0 1 2.00 0.50 75.0 +1

 

Kenneth Hunt - Match History
 Club: Oxford University A.F.C. - 0 full caps

Coach: F.A. International Select Committee - 2 full capsx

Age 23
- 90 18 March 1907 - England 1 Wales 1, Craven Cottage, Fulham, London BC HD reserve
 Club: Leyton F.C. - 2 full caps  
Age 27
- 108 11 February 1911 - England 2 Ireland 1, Baseball Ground, Shaftesbury Crescent, Derby BC HW reserve
1 109 13 March 1911 - England 3 Wales 0, The Den, Cold Blow Lane, New Cross, London HW Start lh
2 110 1 April 1911 - England 1 Scotland 1, Goodison Park, Walton, Liverpool HD Start lh
 Club: Crystal Palace F.C. - 0 full caps  
Age 29
- 116 5 April 1913 - England 1 Scotland 0, Stamford Bridge, Fulham Road, Fulham, London BC HW reserve
Age 30
- 119 4 April 1914 - Scotland 3 England 1, Hampden Park, Mount Florida, Glasgow BC AL reserve

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